Linear Gold Corp. Announces New Appointments

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FOR: Linear Gold Corp. 
TSX SYMBOL:  LRR 
December 10, 2007 
Linear Gold Corp. Announces New Appointments 
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2007) - Linear Gold Corp. 
(TSX:LRR) is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Howard Bird as 
Vice-President of Exploration and Mr. Keith Abriel as Vice-President and Chief 
Financial Officer, effective January 2008. 
Howard Bird is a senior executive with diverse experience in the public mineral 
resource sector, providing leadership and expertise to all aspects of 
developing and growing a mining company. Mr. Bird is an internationally 
experienced geologist experienced in a range of commodities, including gold, 
base metals, platinum, and diamonds. He has directed programs in Canada, the 
United States, Africa, South America and Australia for various companies 
including Noranda Mining and Exploration Inc. and Corona Corporation. More 
recently, he was responsible for the senior executive management and 
development of SouthernEra Resources'/Diamonds' global mineral 
projects and providing support for corporate and global operations. Howard Bird 
holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from McMaster University and has over 18 years of 
experience in the mineral sector. 
Keith Abriel is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA charterholder who brings to 
Linear over 12 years experience in financial management and reporting, 
corporate finance, treasury, strategic planning and human resources in a broad 
range of sectors, including the resource sector. Mr. Abriel joins Linear from 
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and has also worked with J.D. Irving, Limited and 
UBS AG. Mr. Abriel has also been appointed as Vice-President and Chief 
Financial Officer of Linear Metals Corporation. 
Linear also announces the departures of Brian MacEachen and David Rowe as 
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Exploration, 
respectively. Mr. MacEachen has been appointed the President and Chief 
Operating Officer of Linear Metals Corporation, a Company spun-out from Linear 
Gold in June 2006. 
Linear Gold would like to thank Mr. MacEachen and Mr. Rowe for their 
contribution to the Company and wish them continued success in the future. 
Mr. Wade Dawe, Linear Gold's President and CEO, stated: "I am 
delighted that Howard Bird and Keith Abriel have agreed to join the team at 
Linear Gold. Howard's previous experience in Brazil and his vast 
experience in establishing and leading international exploration programs will 
be invaluable in leading the Company's growth strategy on it's 
recently acquired Brazilian gold projects as well as the pursuit of new 
opportunities. Keith is a welcome addition to Linear's executive team and 
will ensure that Linear's financial reporting and management continue to 
be well managed." 
Linear Gold Corp. is actively exploring for gold and base metal deposits in 
Mexico and Brazil, and also through joint ventures with Kinross Gold in Mexico 
and Everton Resources in the Dominican Republic. 
Wade K. Dawe, Chief Executive Officer 
This news release contains "forward-looking statements". Such 
forward-looking statements, especially those that address resource quantities, 
grades, and contained metals, are generally made on the basis of estimation and 
extrapolation from a limited number of drill holes and metallurgical studies. 
Where the company expresses or implies an expectation as to future events or 
results, such expectation or belief is expressed in good faith and is believed 
to have a reasonable basis for the statement. However, forward-looking 
statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual 
results to differ significantly from future results expressed or implied. These 
risks include, but are not limited to, metal price volatility, political and 
operational risks in the countries where we operate, and a degree of 
uncertainty in connection with evaluating a deposit until the deposit has been 
extensively drilled on closely spaced centres. 
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 
Linear Gold Corp.
Wade K. Dawe
President & Chief Executive Officer
(902) 422-1421
Website: www.lineargoldcorp.com 
The TSX Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the 
adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
INDUSTRY:  Manufacturing and Production - Mining and Metals 
SUBJECT:  PER 
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